Anette Alen-Savikko


    Research areas

  • 513 Law - copyright law, media law, data protection, personal data, IP law, trademark law, commercial law, visual communication, digitalization, Fundamental Rights , privacy

Description of research and teaching

Anette is an information and communication law expert. She conducts post-doc research at the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki. She is particularly interested in legal dimensions and theoretical aspects of new media, the Internet and social media as well as (digital) copyright, privacy, data protection and data security. She is also especially interested in European level instruments and EU law as well as in relations between non-legal and legal elements. Her research focuses on intertwined economic and socio-cultural dimensions in the field of media and copyright law.

Anette is involved in multi- and interdisciplinary research cooperation. Currently, Anette conducts research on news automation. In 2016-19 Anette is also a member of a research group focusing on the changing notion of authorship whereby she concentrates on various forms of manifestation of 'fairness' and 'good practices' as legal concepts in the context of visual arts. Previously, Anette has worked for a research project funded by Academy of Finland, called Information Security of Location Estimation and Navigation Applications (INSURE), and examining location data (MyGeoTrust; Business Finland). She has been a visiting scholar at Aalto university in a project around MyData, a legal scholar at the University of Lapland around the theme of industrial internet,  as well as a member of ia a research group in a project, financed by the Academy of Finland, called "Facing the Coordination Challenge - Problems, Policies, and Politics in Media and Communications Regulation".

Anette has provided national expertise in many global and EU-wide studies (eg European Audiovisual Observatory). Anette is responsible for IP law teaching (bachelor, IBL), among others. She has lectured and taught cources in media law and copyright law as well as on IP law (as part of commercial law). She has also been a teacher tutor in the course "Basics of Legal Thinking" a few times. Anette has been in charge of the MICL IBL Research Seminar for law students (IP and Competition Law). She has also participated in a thesis tutoring trial as a tutor for a doctoral candidate. Currently, Anette acts as a second supervisor for two doctoral candidates.

Education information


Latest publications

  1. Tekijyys, lait ja tulkinnat

    Alen-Savikko, A. K., 18 Sep 2018, In : Lehtiset.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateProfessional

  2. 5G Positioning: Security and Privacy Aspects

    Lohan, E. S., Alén-Savikko, A., Chen, L., Järvinen, K., Leppäkoski, H., Kuusniemi, H. & Korpisaari, P., Mar 2018, A Comprehensive Guide to 5G Security. Liyanage, M., Ahmad, I., Abro, A. B., Gurtov, A. & Yliantilla, M. (eds.). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, p. 281-320 40 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Poimintoja vuoden 2017 IPR-oikeuskäytännöstä

    Alen-Savikko, A. K., 13 Feb 2018, In : IPRinfo. 1/2018

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Latest activities

  1. Digi kuuluu kaikille, paneeli

    Anette Alen-Savikko (Speaker)
    27 Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Digiosallisuus -keskustelutilaisuus

    Anette Alen-Savikko (Participant)
    21 Nov 2018

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

  3. Mitä jokaisen tulisi tietää viestintäoikeudesta?

    Anette Alen-Savikko (Speaker)
    14 Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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Latest projects

  1. Mediapolitiikan tila ja mittaaminen

    Alen-Savikko, A.


    Project: Other projectCommissioned research

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